Volume 1 covers topics in social cognition and social perception - including impression formation, attribution, schemas, categories and categorization, stereotyping, the self and self-related phenomena and attitudes.
Volume 2 covers social interaction - including social comparison, attraction and rejection, prosocial behaviour and social dilemmas, compliance, power, persuasion, obedience, aggression, communication and negotiation.
Volume 3 covers people in groups - including group and individual performance and decision making, conformity and minority influence, roles, socialization, leadership and group remembering.
Volume 4 covers intergroup behaviour and societal context - including relative deprivation, group conflict, discrimination, disadvantage, prejudice, social identity, crowd behaviour, social protest, intergroup contact and culture.
This 4-volume reference set will make an invaluable addition to any academic library with an interest in and/or existing collection in social psychology. Given its diverse yet coherent organization, it ought to provide an excellent supplement on courses in social psychology where students need to engage with the provocative ideas which have made this field both lively and fascinating....Continua